Tori Spelling has been having a difficult time lately. Not only has she been trying to film a new reality show, but she has been trying to deal with family issues following the discovery that her husband of almost eight years, Dean McDermott has cheated on her with a younger woman. Recently, Tori Spelling was hospitalized for nearly a week and everyone cannot help but question if her stay in the hospital was due to too much stress in her life.
While it is not clear why Spelling was admitted to the hospital, it is easy to place blame on her husband and his cheating ways. Last November, McDermott cheated on Spelling, 40 with a much younger woman, 28-year-old Emily Goodhand. It is likely the affair would have remained a secret like so many others before because McDermott would have never openly disclosed his little indiscretion. However, he did not have to because his mistress was proud of her conquest and blabbed it to the media. She must have felt special that she was able to steal him away from Spelling for two days, and apparently does not care about the devastation she has caused their family.
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott have started therapy and are trying to see if they can salvage their marriage, however, the stress must have gotten too great for Spelling to handle and she was hospitalized. Sources say she spent at least six days in the hospital. During her stay, McDermott was by her side for at least 10 hours every day. Maybe he feels bad for what he has put her through and he should.
Spelling has referred to McDermott as her soul mate, but openly confessed that he has completely broken her heart. And while she had not stopped loving him, she is devastated by the affair and hopes he can change. The couple has four children together, and Spelling has said they are the reason she is trying to salvage the marriage. However, if the children are the only thing keeping them together, it is unhealthy for the entire family. A marriage cannot work unless the husband and wife love, respect, and trust each other, and if they do not, then it is better to part ways. It is always sad to think of a family breaking apart, but it is better for the adults to go their separate ways and make the best possible situation for the children than to stay together and be unhappy.
After all, the children are always going to have both a mom and a dad regardless of whether or not they live under the same roof. The important thing to consider is the type of relationship they see mom and dad having. Unfortunately, in many situations, it is simply better if mom and dad call it quits and go their separate ways because trying to force a failed marriage to work will not make anyone involved happy. Instead, it only makes everyone miserable and that includes the children.
If Tori Spelling was indeed hospitalized for stress, it only goes to prove that it may be an indication to admit that her marriage is not working and it is time to consider moving on, which would be easier than putting her health and state of mind in danger. After all, she has to keep it together in order to take care of the children, and she cannot do that if she is falling apart in the hospital.
Opinion By Donna W. Martin